Edward Burra  (British, 1905-1976) 

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Edward Burra, Clothes Shop, Harlem

 

Edward Burra
Clothes Shop, Harlem
circa 1931

Robin Katz Fine Art
Edward Burra, Flowering Vegetables

 

Edward Burra
Flowering Vegetables
1957-1959

Jonathan Clark Fine Art
Edward Burra, The Fountain

 

Edward Burra
The Fountain
1931

Robin Katz Fine Art
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Edward Burra, Nellie Wallace

 

Edward Burra
Nellie Wallace, 1934-1935
pencil, watercolor and gouache

 

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Edward Burra, Honesty

 

Edward Burra
Honesty, 1965-1967
watercolor and wash on paper

 

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Edward Burra, Savoy Ballroom, Harlem

 

Edward Burra
Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, 1934
watercolor and gouache

 

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1905   Born March 29 in South Kensington, London (UK)
1921 - 1923   Studied at Chelsea School of Art
1923 - 1924   Studied at the R.C.A.
1929   First one-man exhibition at the Leicester Galleries
1931   Made designs for the Camargo Society's ballet Rio Grande
1933   member of Unit One
1936 - 1938   exhibited with the English Surrealists
1963   Made designs for several Sadler's Wells and Covent Garden productions. A.R.A.
1976   Died October 22 in Hastings, England (UK)
2007   Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring - Camden Arts Centre, London (England)
2007   Modern Britain 1900-1960 - NGV National Gallery of Victoria International, Melbourne, VIC
2007   Modern British watercolours and drawings - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
2005   A Selection of Modern British, European and American Paintings - Crane Kalman Gallery, London (England)
2005   Works on Paper - From Turner to Freud - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England)
2005   A Centenary Exhibition - Edward Burra 1905-1976 - Lefevre Fine Art Limited, London (England) (solo)
2005   Edward Burra - Real and Surreal - James Hyman Fine Art, London (England) (solo)
2004   Edward Burra - Connaught Brown, London (England) (solo)
2003   MAKING WAVES: MASTERPIECES OF MODERN BRITISH ART - Ben Uri Gallery, London (England)
2001   Drawing Distinctions - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (England)
1999   '45-'99 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
1988   British art of the 20C - Richard Nagy, London (England)
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National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex (England)
Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds (England)
Tate Britain, London (England)
Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester (England)
SCAG - Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (England)